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Monthly Archives: September 2016

Understanding Workers’ Compensation in North Carolina

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The History of Workers’ Compensation The very first state to implement comprehensive workers’ compensation laws was Wisconsin in 1911. This was the natural result of years of reform efforts for workplaces in the United States, and was largely based on laws that already existed in Europe. By 1948, 45 other states had implemented workers’ compensation acts, including North Carolina. Before these acts were passed, employees had very few options when they were injured on the job. They could file tort actions against the employer, but the law tended to favor […]

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Are You Worried About Being Fired for Filing a Workers’ Comp Claim in North Carolina?

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The fear of being fired or otherwise retaliated against in the workplace is a common concern among employees who are considering filing a workers’ compensation claim in North Carolina. Although it is illegal for your employer to fire you (or retaliate against you in any way) for this reason, that doesn’t mean that it never happens. The laws regarding employer retaliation in North Carolina are defined by the North Carolina Retaliatory Employment Discharge Act (REDA). Specifically, this Act prohibits retaliation in the form of demotion, suspension, relocation, or firing in […]

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Have You Been Injured in a North Carolina Auto Accident?

Sep 19, 2016 by , Car Accidents

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The most common cause of auto accidents in North Carolina is driver negligence, meaning that a driver fails to behave in a safe and lawful manner on the road, resulting in an accident or collision. Each driver owes a duty of care to all others on the road, including other drivers and their passengers as well as bicyclists, motorcyclists, and pedestrians. Any breach of this duty is defined as negligence. While most accidents are caused by driver negligence, there are also accidents caused by the negligent behavior of passengers, road […]

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4 Things You Should Never Do After An Auto Accident

Sep 14, 2016 by , Car Accidents

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You might have a good idea of what you should do after an auto accident happens, such as checking yourself and others for injuries, calling the police, and exchanging contact and insurance information. What you might not know is that there are a few things that you should always avoid doing to ensure that you don’t make certain common mistakes that might come back to haunt you later. Following are the four most important things that you should never do after an auto accident. 1) Never provide a statement to […]

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Talk to a Personal Injury Lawyer Before You Sign Anything

Sep 10, 2016 by , Personal Injury

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If you’ve been injured, you have a lot on your mind. You have to focus on recovering, paying bills, returning to work, and adapting to any changes that the injury may have created in your life. The last thing that anyone with an injury wants to worry about is the legal hoops of seeking compensation for their injuries. Yet, this is exactly when many injured people make mistakes in an effort to get through the process and put the experience behind them. To protect your own rights, it is essential […]

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